• NC Sports and Fitness

  • SCQF Level

    Level 5

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full time, one year

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Entry requirements

Three relevant National 4's or three Intermediate 1's or a pass in a relevant NC course at SCQF Level 4 or equivalent. Students without any formal qualifications, but with life experience and a demonstrable interest in the subject area will also be considered for entry. A place on the course is subject to an interview process. Applicants will be required to become a member of the PVG scheme

What's Involved

This will give you a key grounding and introduction to the area of Sport and Fitness. This is an excellent first step to develop the knowledge and skills required to be successful in the sport and fitness industry

This course covers the skills and knowledge required for preparation to employment within the Sports & Fitness sector or progression to other courses:

  • Sport Activities: Volleyball, Badminton, Football etc.
  • Resistance/Circuit Training
  • Teamwork through Sport and Recreation Activities
  • Volunteering
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology

A significant practical element makes up the learning and assessment for this NC and so motivation and participation is essential to ensure your success.  You will be asked to work alongside your peers to allow you to gain confidence and then extend that confidence to leadership and volunteering activities.  Applicants are encouraged to extend their work and volunteering out with their college course and into the community to ensure that they maximise all chances of networking and employment

Go Anywhere

On successful completion of this course, you can move on to a wide range of relevant vocational courses at SCQF Level 6 including Advanced Sport and Fitness Level 6.


  • Active Schools Opportunities 
  • Sports Coach opportunities 
  • Leisure Centre roles
  • Other doors will open with further course completion at Level 6 or HNC/D Level (Level 7/8)

Start Date

28 Aug 2017




Start Date

28 Aug 2017